E. L. Minnis Junior Academy is a Seventh-day Adventist Christian school, serving Grades Pre-K- 8, located in Louisville, KY. Emma L. Minnis is a fully accredited private school, established in 1915 with a vision to provide quality Christian education through a curriculum that emphasizes the academic, social and spiritual development of each child.
Over 100 years later we still maintain that vision.
The Emma L. Minnis Seventh-day Adventist Elementary School family exists to show children Jesus, nurture their love for Him and others, teach them to think, and empower them to serve.
The Emma L. Minnis Seventh-day Adventist Elementary School is operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church to provide a spiritually oriented education for children.
A belief in the existence of the Creator God is fundamental in the philosophy of Seventh-day Adventist schools.
We respect His divine authority and recognize His intervention in human affairs.
We believe that true education develops the spiritual, mental, and physical powers of each student; preparing them for the joy of service in this life and for the higher joy of service in the life to come.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked KY School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 34 students
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Emma L Minnis Junior Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Kentucky for:

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School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1915

Student Body

Total Students
34 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
83%
State avg.: 11%
Students by Grade
Emma L Minnis Junior Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
15 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(school uniforms)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked KY School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 34 students
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Louisville, KY is $9,519 for elementary schools and $9,986 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Louisville, KY is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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